Amundsen High School



Amundsen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amundsen High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 315
10 376
11 388
12 311

Amundsen High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,390 students in grades 9th through 12th. Amundsen High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 3,684th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.92

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Amundsen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 733
(53%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 657
(47%)
65,640
(51%)

Amundsen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 901
(65%)
56,073
(43%)
 Asian 189
(14%)
4,310
(3%)
 Black 144
(10%)
57,299
(44%)
 White 136
(10%)
9,422
(7%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
428
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
106
(0%)

Amundsen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,210
(87%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 92
(7%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(6%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amundsen High School is ranked 40th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amundsen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Amundsen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1481
2006 1456
2007 1558
2008 1619
2009 1649
2010 1647
2011 1533
2012 1390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 17.1
2007 17.1
2008 17
2009 17.4
2010 16.8
2011 16.3
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84604996623903
2006 0.87843406593407
2007 0.82349165596919
2008 0.78319950586782
2009 0.80412371134021
2010 0.80510018214936
2011 0.89171559034573
2012 0.93381294964029

Compare Amundsen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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